Office Assistant

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Office Assistant

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm

Permanent role

Kempston, Bedford


Are you looking to start or develop your career in an office environment? If so, then we have the job for you…

A position has arisen for an Office Assistant to join our clients Administration team to assist with all aspects of site administration, maintenance, and reception duties.

Their Warehouse and Distribution Centre is based in Kempston, has free on-site parking and is within walking distance to bus stops.

If you’re a quick learner with the skills below, then we look forward to hearing from you.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Greeting visitors and contractors
  • Updating spreadsheets, schedules and reports
  • Signing for deliveries and collection dockets
  • Managing and distributing all incoming and outgoing post
  • Manning the site switchboard, screening and directing calls, taking messages
  • Daily receipt of company provided lunches and kitchen checks
  • Weekly inventory checks of Company food supplies, stationery and high viz clothing, ensuring all stock is up to date and ordering more when necessary
  • General administration tasks such as filing, typing, copying, scanning
  • Assisting with international customs clearance administration


What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal, with an excellent command of English
  • Confident MS Office skills, particularly Word & Excel
  • The ability to multitask, problem solve, meet deadlines and prioritise a changing to-do list
  • Be organised, with great attention to detail
  • Have a friendly, outgoing personality
  • Have experience in a similar role (preferable)
  • Be well presented


In return, they offer you:

  • A great working environment
  • A benefits package that includes life insurance and pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Full initial and on-going training and career development.
  • Free lunch
  • Onsite parking

Apply today for a swift response!

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